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Janie Har is a reporter who covers politics for The Oregonian.
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stated on September 17, 2013 in online campaign materials:
"In fiscal year 2011-2012, 4,191 abortions were paid for by taxpayers via the Oregon Health Plan."
stated on August 16, 2013 in a guest column:
"Over the past twenty years, the number of homicides committed with a firearm in the United States has decreased by nearly 40 percent. The number of other crimes involving the use of a firearm has also plummeted, declining by nearly 70 percent."
stated on August 23, 2013 in a forum :
"The city of Portland has won more national Constitution contests than any city in America."
stated on August 7, 2013 in a guest column:
Half of Oregon university students are on Pell Grants.
stated on July 11, 2013 in an opinion article:
Says "in Oregon today, the average debt upon college graduation is more than $24,000."
stated on August 3, 2013 in an opinion article:
Says "nearly 29,000 Oregonians — almost 5 percent of all homeowners — are 90 days or more delinquent on their mortgage."
Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT)
stated on June 26, 2013 in an interview:
Portland Bureau of Transportation "barely break(s) even" ticketing motorists.
stated on July 8, 2013 in a Senate floor speech:
Says that in Curry County, "if you make a 911 call you’re likely to wait for an hour for a response."
stated on June 19, 2013 in a House floor speech:
Says "the mandate is 71 times that a child’s body will be injected with a disease" for immunizations.
Amalgamated Transit Union
stated on June 13, 2013 in a newspaper ad:
Says TriMet spends "$10.3 million in police contracts" a year for 56 transit police who must respond to non-transit calls